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How to Remain Anonymous All the Time Online

Feb 13th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

How to Remain Anonymous All the Time Online

You don’t have to be part of an elite hacking group to be anonymous online. Being anonymous means protecting your personal information and hiding your identity. With the right tips and tricks, it’s surprisingly easy to stay anonymous online. Whether you’re committing illegal acts or just don’t want people peeking in on your browsing habits, we can show you exactly how to remain anonymou

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New Beta Bot Virus Spreads Via USB Drive and Murders Your Antivirus Software

Sep 25th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

New Beta Bot Virus Spreads Via USB Drive and Murders Your Antivirus Software

Your antivirus software is the last line of defense between your system and the dangers of the internet. If a virus gets past your firewall, browser security, and Windows security, then your antivirus software is going to have to make a valiant last stand to prevent your system from being compromised. That’s why a new malware called Beta Bot is so troubling. Beta Bot malware is being used by

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6 Ways Hackers Trick You Into Thinking They’re from Your Bank

Sep 16th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

6 Ways Hackers Trick You Into Thinking They’re from Your Bank

Back in the early days of the internet, email scams were a daily occurrence. Users had to constantly sort through emails in order to find the ones that mattered and the ones that were just spam. One of the most challenging parts of that task was separating legitimate banking emails from scam emails. For users who had just been introduced to the internet, this wasn’t always easy. Today, man

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How to Protect your Windows PC From Browser-based Hijacks

Apr 25th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

How to Protect your Windows PC From Browser-based Hijacks

Browser-based hijacks are today’s most common way in which a hacker gains control of your system. Browser-based hijacks involve a website using malicious code to force your computer to download dangerous files or install a bad script. Today, Windows PCs are particularly susceptible to browser-based hijacks because, well, the majority of browser-based hijacks are designed to catch Windows PC u

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Why You Should Use Antivirus Software Even If You’re a “Careful” and “Smart” PC User

Apr 22nd 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Why You Should Use Antivirus Software Even If You’re a “Careful” and “Smart” PC User

I have to admit something: I’m an antivirus snob. For years, I’ve considered myself too PC-savvy to use antivirus software. I’ve spent my entire life around computers, and I can usually spot malware from a mile away. So how’s my track record? I haven’t been completely virus free. But over the last few years, I’ve probably had 3 to 5 serious virus problems. When I get a virus, I’ll

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Antivirus Protection Doesn’t Work In the Age of Cloud Computing – So What Does?

Nov 27th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Antivirus Protection Doesn’t Work In the Age of Cloud Computing – So What Does?

More and more PC security experts have spoken out against antivirus software in recent months. Why? Well, antivirus software may be irrelevant in the age of cloud computing. Today, more and more hackers are targeting cloud networks through email and web-based attacks. Normally, server-wide antivirus software is good at detecting these attacks and eliminating viruses once they are discovered. Ho

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Don’t Let Hackers Crack You–Create an Iron-Clad Password

Oct 13th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Pc Protection | 0 Comment

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Antivirus software becoming less and less effective at detecting antivirus threats

Sep 5th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Antivirus software becoming less and less effective at detecting antivirus threats

According to a recent report by a team of computer security researchers, antivirus software is becoming less and less effective at identifying malware threats. The report suggests that consumers and businesses should start to look for other ways to defend their networks from viruses since even today’s most popular antivirus programs have trouble removing dangerous threats. The report was disc

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Serious Java flaw discovered

Aug 29th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Serious Java flaw discovered

A serious security vulnerability could start to affect Java users very soon. A team of security researchers at Rapid7 recently discovered a massive hole in Java’s security that allows hackers to “easily” gain access to user’s computers. The hackers can exploit a vulnerability in Java’s software, and to make matters worse, there is apparently no way to defend your computer against them

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How to Remove Viruses from Your Computer

Jun 18th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

How to Remove Viruses from Your Computer

If you have a computer that is connected to the internet then it is almost guaranteed that you have had to deal with viruses and virus removal. Viruses come in all different sizes, shapes, and levels of severity. From basic keyloggers to advanced PC hijacking malware, today’s viruses are more dangerous than they have ever been in the past. Today, we’re going to teach your PC how to fight ba

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